Hot August Nights Roar Into Wake County Speedway

August 20,2014
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The finest stars and cars of the tri-state area will compete this Friday night at America’s Favorite Bullring, Wake County Speedway. Six feature events including the first ever appearance by the Eastern Midgets will have fans on their feet. The Metal Depot Late Models will run a 50 lap feature. The Pepsi/ Mt.Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem Division will run 25 laps with the Legends Class also running a 25 lap feature. The Bandolero’s and the Bombers will run 15 lap features. The Eastern Midgets Touring Series will run twin features.

The open wheel Eastern Midgets feature open wheel midget sprint cars and during a earlier practice session the teammates on former Winston Cup driver Brad Noffsinger’s team were impressive,turning laps in the low 13′s. These open wheel speedster’s should break into the 12 second bracket Friday evening.

The Metal Depot Late Model drivers have a possible $1600.00 to win payout plus the best tire deal on the east coast, $160.00 for 4 scuffs and 1 sticker with the $500.00 bounty on Clay Jones still up for grabs! All of the heavy hitter’s will be gunning for Jones!

The big Late Model Showdown will wrap up the hot August night’s on the 29th and 30th.This event will pay $3000 to win the 100 lap feature. The 100 lap Charger event will pay $1000 to win plus all Bowman Gray Stadium cars are legal,call Michael Cooper for details at (919) 906-1256. A great tire deal for the Charger class as well with 4 scuffs going for $100.,what a deal.

The ALS Challenge 50/50 drawing will be given to 1 lucky fan plus Adam Resnick is going to match the drawing up to $500..Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 S.,Raleigh,N.C. at 2109 Simpkins Road. Track rental is available,tires and gas for sell plus the “Race To Richies” contest continues where 1 lucky fan or pit member will have a chance at $500,000. at the season ending banquet.Follow Wake County Speedway on twitter @wcspeedway, Like us on FB and Fan friendly pricing, $15. for adults,$5. for children 6-12 and kids under 5 free,pits open at 5 pm with the grandstands opening at 6 pm. By the grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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Wake County News & Notes

August 13, 2014
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

James Turner, Gibsonville continued his perfect season in Friday night’s feature at Wake County Speedway. The 74 year young speedster has got America’s Favorite Bullring figured out this season. Turner held off Midlothian,Va. driver Mack Tatum to win the feature event for the Vintage Southern Ground Pounders. Chase Parsons won the Modified portion of the event. Jerry Jefferies, Gene Williamson and Jim Lambert rounded out the field in event. Please send prayers Corey Agee’s way, the Martinsville,Va. driver stayed home with his daddy. The next event for the touring series will be August 30 at Ace Speedway.

Wake County Speedway news and notes: the August 22nd event at the track will feature the Eastern Midgets making their first ever stop at the 1/4 mile bullring plus a full racing card including the Metal Depot Late Model Division where the bounty on Goldsboro’s Clay Jones continues. Thank you to Metal Depot for the new carport installed on the tech shed, give them a call for your next metal building needs. The Race To Richies contest where 1 lucky fan or pitside member could win $500,000. continues plus registration for the $20,000 to win Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship “Shootout” for November 7th and 8th is in progress.Welcome to Aqua Vapor,Wake County’s newest sponsor and sponsor of SLM #98 Jody Measamer.

The Super Late Models will make a return to Wake County Speedway on August 30, 2014. This will be a Saturday Night Showdown featuring the regions finest superstars including young gun Brandon Setzer, “Charging” Charlie Stephenson, “Big” Jim Kelley, “Racing” Randy Renfrow, Jody Measamer driving the Aqua Vapor hotrod and Curtis Simpkins among the early entries! Three Thousand dollars to win a 100 lap feature.The Allison Legacy Touring Series will also be in the house. A special appearance by Hall of Famer’s, the “Alabama Gang”, Bobby and Donnie Allison, Pocono ARCA race winner Justin Allison and Robbie Allison highlight the action packed evening.The evening also includes a 100 lap Charger event plus the return of the Down East Mini Stock Mayhem drivers squaring off against Wake County’s finest.The last weekend of August is going to be something.

Wake County Speedway is located off Highway 401 South,Raleigh,N.C. at 2109 Simpkins Road.Fan friendly pricing,great concessions and the finest racing on the east coast await you.Track rental is available,Sunoco Race Fuel and Hoosier Racing Tires for sale,call Michael Cooper 919-906-1256.By the grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races.

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Jones Sweeps At Wake County Speedway; Bounty Continues


August 10,2014

By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Goldsboro’s Clay Jones wheeled his Pro Coat Ford Fusion into victory lane twice Friday night at America’s Favorite Bullring. The action packed evening featured 7 divisions and 7 races on R.A.Jeffrey’s Budweiser Night At The Races.10152613_692579114150584_3232181058955164826_n

The Bandolero Division kicked off the evening’s card and after 15 exciting laps, multi-time winner Kade Lambert, Burlington held off Fuquay speedster Ethan Johnson, Virginia’s Bradley Wilson and Austin Janocha, Clayton for the victory. Kade thanked his fans, family and friends from victory lane.

10410416_692579014150594_429500625274594735_nA great night of action in the Legends Division saw Billy Hall in victory lane after 25 hard fought laps. Dwayne Holder, Dillon Spain, Clayton, William Tripp, Jr., Raleigh and Jason Austin rounded out the top 5 finishers.

The Pepsi/ Mountain Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini- Mayhem winner Michael Rouse was just one of the down east invaders getting ready for the mini-mayhem race later in the season. Sanford speedster, Justin Fussell roared under the stripe in 2nd place with Adam Murray driving the Louis Clement Special in 3rd place in the 4 Cylinder segment of the combo event. Raleigh’s Darrell Haynie was victorious in UCAR class Haynie thanked God, his fans and family and stated from 10534706_692578920817270_5131956614330298609_nvictory lane that his McDonalds Honda continues to improve. Chris Gault,Raleigh held off Jonathan Kornegay to grab a fine 2nd place finish.

Roxboro’s Brandon Baker picked up another victory in the 25 lap Pro 4 Modified feature event.The driver of the Summey Electric Hotrod held off Raleigh wheelman Keith Oliver and Dennis “The Dominator” Capps to make a trip to victory lane. The Cleveland Draft House Capps Team of drivers rounded out the top 5 with Raleigh’s Matthew Denton and Clayton’s Aaron Champion.

10570527_692579197483909_5545530683164365599_nThe twin 30 lap features for the Metal Depot Late Models had fans on their feet during the action packed evening. The Bounty Hunters were locked and loaded but “Wheelman” Clay Jones had a better idea with his Ford. Jones started P2 for the first 30 lap feature and was victorious over Joe Heigl, Angier and his Performance Auto Body mount. “Racing” Randy Renfrow, Willow Spring crossed under the checkered flag in 3rd with Ricky Jones and Thomas Chapell rounding out the top 5 finishers. The second 30 lap feature 10574221_692579034150592_7089487822498239359_nawaited Jones and his quest to double down in victory lane. The Bounty was still up for grabs and Garner’s Alex Fleming held off Jones for the victory only to be DQ’ed in the room of doom;the tech shed. Jones held off Joe Heigl, Randy Renfrow, Ricky Jones and Virginia driver Lin O’Neil to score the win.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road in Raleigh,N.C.. The finest stars and cars from the region will roar into the bullring on August 22, 2014 for another fun-filled evening of up close,in your face,racing entertainment.The “Race to Richies” Contest continues to win $500.000! Drivers/Car Owners register before the August deadline for the $20,000 to win Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout. USAC Honda Eastern Midgets plus Bombers plus a full card are on tap. Track Rental, Sunoco Fuel and Hoosier Tires for sale,call Michael Cooper 919-906-1256. Like Wake County Speedway on FB, follow on Twitter @wcspeedway and the web, the Grace of GOD and 600 10514730_692578987483930_2284570921293794008_nhorsepower,hope to see you at the races

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$500 Bounty On Jones For R.A. Jeffreys Budweiser Night At Wake County Speedway This Friday

August 3,2014
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The finest stars and cars of the tri-state region are set to roar into Wake County Speedway this Friday evening August 8,2014. The R.A. Jeffreys Budweiser night at the races featuring 7 classes of race cars in 7 exciting events just got better with a $500.00 bounty posted by Adam Resnick to any Metal Depot Late Model driver who can beat Goldsboro’s Clay Jones. Jones must be running at the end of either 30 lap feature event to collect the bonus.

The schedule for this Friday includes twin 30 lap features for the Metal Depot Late Models; 25 laps for the Pepsi/ Mountain Dew UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem combo event. The second appearance of the Southern Ground Pounder Vintage Racing Series, the return of the Pro 4 Modified warriors running a 25 lap feature plus Legends and Bandolero classes running 25 and 15 lap feature events.

Race To Richies contest continues as 1 fan and 1 lucky pitside member will be drawn for a possible chance to win $500,000 dollars at the season ending banquet in November; look for the contest rules on The $20,000 to win Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout rules and entry form are also posted on the website, the earlier drivers/ car owners enter the event the lower the entry fee is.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road, Raleigh off Highway 401. Bring your family and friends out for a fun filled evening of up close, in your face racing excitement as the action has been fast and furious all season long at “America’s Favorite Bullring”. Fan Friendly pricing: $12. for adults, $5. for children 5 to 12 years of age and kids under 5 are always free. Trackside rental is available throughout the week,Hoosier Tires and Sunoco Gas are also for sale. The pits open at 5:00 pm and the grandstands open at 6:00 pm. By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races! Like Wake County Speedway on Facebook,follow us on twitter @wcspeedway and find us on the

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Jeremy Ottaway Wins Fan Appreciation Thriller At Wake County Speedway


July 27,2014
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Jeremy Ottaway, Raleigh was victorious Friday evening on Fan Appreciation Night at America’s Favorite Bullring.The winner of the Pepsi/ Mt.Dew UCAR/4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem held off Sanford speedster Justin Fussell to make a 2014 trip to victory lane. Raleigh’s10430372_686113954797100_8001011919495032859_n Chris Gault won the 4 Cylinder race within a race. Clay Jones, Goldsboro roared back through the field to win the 50 lap feature event in his Pro Coat Ford Fusion in the Metal Depot Late Model race. Austin Janocha, Clayton was your winner in the 15 lap Bandolero feature with William Trip, Jr. winning the 25 lap feature for the Legends. The Bomber division continues to grow and the winner, the Griswold Family Truckster had fans on their feet,cheering with excitement.

10532358_686113924797103_6793211325929949785_nGoldsboro native Clay Jones continued his quest for the 2014 track championship for the Metal Depot Late Model division with family,friends and crew from victory lane.The speedster came back through the field to grab the win. Ricky Jones,McGee’s Crossroad had a great run to finish in the runner up position. Virginia’s Lin O’Neil had a strong run crossing the stripe in 3rd place followed by Thomas Chapell, Stem and Garner’s Alex Fleming in 4th and 5th place.

The 15 lap Bandoleros feature winner, Austin Janocha had another great run holding off Kade Lambert, Burlington and Ethan Johnson,Fuquay to visit victory lane.The Broadbent brothers, Henry and Zandyr rounded out the top 5 finishers.

Tripp,Jr., roared to victory in the 25 lap Legends event,the popular competitor held off a hunger pack to win in his call #911 hotrod.Tripp had to hold off the fast and furious Justin Mitchell, Jason Austin, Zack Brown and Chris 1899975_686113898130439_8603336910136321016_nStancil to score the victory.

10445505_686114034797092_6367206250977634995_nThe Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kickstart stars and cars of the 4 Cylinder Mini Mayhem combo event Ottaway held off Fussell, Joey Morgan,Louisburg, Les Fenton, Willow Spring and Michael Woodard, Raleigh to grab the “W”. Wake County Speedway is all about families and fun and the Gault family celebrated in victory lane with 2 podium finishes.Chris Gault, Raleigh won the 25 lap feature event over Jonathan Kornegay, Goldsboro and Kristen Gault, Raleigh. The cars of Dwayne Godwin and Patrick Arch grabbed top 5 finishes.

The Bomber division continues to grow and if you have an interest to race this could be your division. The Griswold Family Truckster complete with a cooler, picnic basket and Carolina Blue Luggage roared to victory over Neon Vernon, the Streaker, 13X and “Dan The Man”.

A huge Wake County Speedway Thank you to all the fans, drivers and crews, the staff and all who helped the track have such a fun filled night of excitement as the 52nd anniversary continues on August 8th. R.A. Jeffreys Budweiser Night at the races comes to the 1/4 mile bullring.Metal Depot Late Models,Pepsi/Mt.Dew Kickstart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder 4′s Mini Mayhem, Modified 4 Cylinders, Legends and Bando’s plus the return of the Touring Series, the Southern 10547678_686113848130444_1414381017761243794_n
Ground Pounder Vintage Racing Series featuring coupes, coaches,Chevelle’s and Nova’s as it was in the 60′s,70′s and 1980′s. Track rental,Hoosier Tires and Sunoco Gas available for sell call Coop,(919)906-1256 for more details.The “Race To Richies” contest rules plus the $20,000 to win Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship entry forms are on the website.Get them today in and save money on your entry for the November 7th and 8th allstar event!

Follow @ecspeedway on twitter, Like us on FB and on the web By the Grace of God and 600 horsepower,hope to see you August 8,2109 Simpkins Road, Raleigh,N.C.

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